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  SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Upstate New York has more than plenty of reasons to be proud this weekend after the Syracuse Crunch of the American Hockey League dazzled their fans with back-to-back wins against the Toronto Marlies in Games 1 & 2 of the Calder…

AHL’s Syracuse Crunch Determined to #FIN15H Playoffs Strong

Last weekend, I witnessed the Manchester Monarchs host the Adirondack Thunder for the first two games of the ECHL‘s Kelly Cup Northern Division Semifinals. Manchester, New Hampshire, is a decent sized city with over 400,000 residents in the metro area. The seating capacity at SNHU…

Affiliate Leagues: Nothing “Minor” About Them



PORTLAND, M.E. – It’s hard to believe that nearly an entire hockey season has passed without the Portland Pirates, the beloved former American Hockey League team sold and relocated last spring, occupying the Cross Insurance Arena. “The day it was announced, I was actually calling…

Waiting Game: Mogilka, Oystrick Discuss a Pirate-less Portland